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10 Big Tech Ideas For Retailers

Mobile and social lead the list of hot tech trends for retailers, but they had company at the National Retail Federation's Big Show 2012. Here's a basket full of ideas to check out.
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Apply Analytics To Your Store Traffic Patterns
Want to know more about the traffic outside your store, coming in the door, browsing, and converting? Digiop offers video analytics systems that track and count people, where they're browsing, how well they're converting, where they're waiting for service, where they're loitering, and even where they're shoplifting. With as few as two cameras placed in strategic locations, Digiop says it can heat map and traffic-analyze your store. It also integrates with cash drawers and point-of-sale systems to give precise insight into conversion rates, the effectiveness of merchandising and promotion plans, and more.

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1/22/2012 | 11:31:55 PM
re: 10 Big Tech Ideas For Retailers
http://prezi.com/lnkmadbxrhhg/...

http://www.kickstarter.com/pro...

This is my idea for a retailing product. A video chat home phone. Sure we got skype now but can your grandpa use it?
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